In this video, we learn how to caulk a crack in your home. First, take your favorite type of non-silicon caulking tube. Then, take a knife and cut the tip off of the caulking tube at a 45 degree angle. Then, take a coat hanger and stick in the tip of the tube to break the seal ...more
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Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, demonstrates a few easy ways, like foundation watering, to keep the base of your house from getting structural cracks.
Expansive Soil and Foundation Cracks. Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, demonstrates how to drill holes in clay soil and fill them with a special gravel to prevent foundation cracks.
Now that we are in the thick of flip-flop and sandal weather, it is important to make sure that you are taking good care of your feet. Specifically, to treat the bottom of your heels if they are starting to get cracked and dry. Cracked heels can occur when the bottom of your ...more
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to powe ...more
Mechanical locks have been around since ancient Egypt, with the oldest known artifact found in the ruins of Nineveh, an ancient city in Assyria, Mesopotamia, which is just across the Tigris River from what is now Mosul, Iraq. It was a forerunner to our modern day pin tumbler l ...more
We’ve all been there before. Relentlessly refreshing Ticketmaster and filling in those CAPTCHA codes only to receive the miserable “No tickets are available at this time” message. That’s because ticket brokers with a dozen screens and God knows how many browsers snatch up anyt ...more
Everything is better with bacon. Omelets, hot dogs, air. We love bacon, and there's really no better way to get a prime filling of the greasy goodness than by making it yourself. Yes, you can in fact make bacon at home. Check out this food video to learn how to make fresh bac ...more
How to pick a lock! Lock picking is is a useful trade that should only be used when you lock yourself out. Do not use this lockpicking video to break into other peoples' homes or property. Watch this video and learn how to pick a lock next time you are in a jam. This is a loc ...more
The perfect martini is, in fact, stirred. You can make your own at home, all you need is: 1 chilled martini glass, 2 ounces gin, 1 ounce dry vermouth, 2 dashes orange bitters, cracked ice and a lemon twist for garnish. Make the perfect gin martini. Click through to watch this ...more
This tutorial is about making a home made vapouriser with a light bulb.You will require knife,light bulb,bottle cap,a small tube and screwdriver.With the knife slowly and evenly pry the metal tip away from its ceramic base.After you bend the tip away from the ceramic base you ...more
In this video, you'll see how and why wax can be a deadly. This is how it works,When the test tube is submerged in cold water, the glass forms tiny cracks. The Water enters gets into the tube and vaporizes causing a micro explosion. The hot wax is then ejected from the tube qu ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to prevent frozen pipes. Steps: 1. Seal air-leaking holes and cracks around home with expanding foam sealant or silicone caulk. 2. Use foam-rubber pipe insulation to protect exposed pipes from cold. 3. Slip foam-rubber insulat ...more
Remember the oh so delicious buttery popcorn you could only get at the movie theater? You can actually make popcorn that tastes this good right in your own home. All you need are the right ingredients and a little practice. Once you try this delectable snack, you will never ea ...more
Holiday dinners can be the same every year, but many are starting to switch it up, making new traditions and getting a new dining experience for everyone at the table. It’s not unusual to see sweet potatoes on an Easter dinner menu or lamb at Thanksgiving dinner. Some people ...more
This how-to is aimed at the uncynical, bright-eyed outsider who wants to become a television producer…the talented person who believes he or she has the ‘it’ to crack Hollywood. The ‘Sammy’ who just arrived in 90210. Hollywood is a land of dreams and riches. It is true that n ...more
Health, safety and security are three main issues which determine if your cruise is a successful vacation. Health Health is a big issue because if one person gets sick, the entire ship can become infected. Gastrointestinal illness is the most common illness aboard cruise sh ...more
In this tutorial, Lisa Quinn tells us how to get rid of pests in the home. First, walk around your home and look around the foundation to see if there are any big crack or crevices on the foundation. To solve this, go to the hardware store and grab some caulk to fill in any cr ...more
Vertical and horizontal cracks can mean structural problems in the foundation of your home. New carbon fiber technology can reinforce a cracked or bowing foundation cheaper and using less space than traditional methods. Watch this how to video to learn how to fix common founda ...more
Keep you home free from moisture. There can be many unnecessary cracks between your home's wood trimmings and the outside. This how to video gives you tips on how to select and apply caulking.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to find bed bugs and how to get rid of them. When users are aware that their home is infested with bed bugs, it is critical for users to locate all of the bugs. There are many areas where bed bugs inhabit. Bed bugs can be found on the ...more
When it comes to coffee, some people just like perfection. Most would agree that the best cup of coffee comes from home, after roasting your own green coffee beans. But not everybody has the time or money to have complete control over their coffee's flavor. Roasting via stovet ...more
In this video, we learn how to repair small cracks in wood projects with Bob Schmidt. Even though the cracks are small, they may catch your eye when you walk into the room. You can minimize this with just a little bit of work with a screwdriver. First, grab your screwdriver an ...more
Rick Steinau with Ask the Exterminator demonstrates how to prevent yellow jackets from nesting in your home's walls. In mid to late summer yellow jacket populations increase. Yellow jackets can find spaces in the veneer or in cracks in bricks or siding. You can hear scratching ...more
It truly is hard to sleep tight when the bed bugs bite, since these insidious creatures are very real, and very nasty. You’ll have to be persistent to get rid of them. Step 1: Know your enemy Know your bed bugs. They’re flat, oval-shaped, wingless, brownish—but will swell and ...more
Driven creatures undermining the very structure of your life – it might sound like a sci-fi flick, but it's all too real when these pests go after your home. Watch this video to learn how to deal with termites. You Will Need * Elastomeric caulk * 6-mil polyethylene plastic s ...more
Your driveway is not perfect and over time, can succumb to bothersome cracks that make driving very uncomfortable. They can even make walking harder, and are unsightly. But Lowe's has the solution to fill them up in a hurry— QPR's Pavement Crack Filler. Learn how you can use ...more
These hearty bugs are here simply to elicit screams and revulsion – or so it seems. Apparently they can survive nuclear waste, but that doesn't mean they impossible to get rid of. Deal with them pronto with this video on how to get rid of those pesky bugs. You Will Need: • D ...more
About a quarter of a million homes sustain damage from broken pipes every winter. Here's how to avoid a similar fate. Watch this video to learn how to prevent pipes from freezing. You Will Need * A pipe insulator * Caulk Step 1. Attend to outdoor hoses Unhook, drain, and s ...more
If you've managed to patch all of the unsightly and bothersome cracks in your home's driveway using QPR's Pavement Crack Filler, then you might have some bigger problems to repair— potholes. But don't worry, there's a super easy fix for that, too. QPR's Pothole Repair Products ...more
I've seen numerous tutorials on how to create a "strong" password. This makes me laugh. These titles imply "one" password, which is wrong in and of itself. A person should have many passwords, all different, and all extremely long. People may ask how they're supposed to rememb ...more
Everyone who spends a lot of time outdoors will get corner skin cracks eventually, and they are ugly and painful. Watch this video for some tips on how to cure these unfortunate facts of lip life with at-home remedies and medicine.
Interested in finding out just how secure your WEP-protected wireless network is? Let this video be your guide. It's a simple process and this home-networking how-to will teach you everything you'll need to know. For specifics, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, an ...more
You've forgotten your iPhone passcode. Don't fret! There is a way to temporarily circumvent the passcode, in a matter of seconds. By launching the 'emergency call' function and double-tapping the home button, you can quickly through to your system. For details, watch the video.
Stucco cracks aren't just unsightly. They can also create structural problems for your home. In this tutorial, you'll learn a few of the different ways to repair exterior stucco cracks. Doing a small repair now can save you a whole lot of trouble later.
Learn how to spot a dishonest contractor for home repair. It’s no accident contractors have such a bad reputation – they get more fraud complaints than any other workers! Here’s how to find a reputable one – and skip the scammers. You Will Need * A telephone * A computer S ...more
Having a 1/16-inch unsealed crack around a window is like leaving that window open 3 inches. Decrease your heating bill and your energy use by sealing up air leaks. You will need caulk cartridges, a caulking gun, a putty knife, weather stripping and optional: expanding foam se ...more
Cracks in your shower, if left untreated, can wreak untold water damage. Fortunately, this video tutorial presents an easy-to-follow guide to resealing a shower stall using silicone. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started repairing your own shower, watch t ...more
Red, itchy, scaly, and cracking feet can only mean one thing, athlete's foot. Watch this how to video and learn how to treat athlete's with a simple home remedy from Pharmacologist Joe Graedon. He shows you over the counter products that you can buy and how to use a solution o ...more
The stress cracks in your driveway could cause serious damage to your car. This how to video shows you some ways that you can fix a damaged driveway. This is a great DIY home improvement project.
This how to video shows how you can use a concrete repair epoxy to repair cracks or holes in your driveway or walkway. This tutorial is great for at home DIY projects.
Caulk can make a good paint job look great if applied correctly. Meghan Carter demonstrates how to caulk to achieve seamless results. With her tips you'll eliminate gaps and cracks when you use caulk around your home.
Indian food is amazing. One of the things that makes it so great and exotic is the cooking methods used. Among the best of these methods is the use of the tandoori oven, a cylindrical oven used to primarily cook skewered meat and various flatbreads with heats upwards of 900 de ...more
Foldit is definitely a niche game. The sole gameplay mechanic is attempting to fold complex proteins into smaller and more efficient shapes following the rules of molecular physics and biology. Points are awarded based on how small one can make the protein. Online leaderboards ...more
Whenever we make a homemade circuit, we use what are called through-hole components. Any components with long metal leads is a through-hole component. They are great for soldering to, but it's tough to fit enough through-hole resistors and capacitors into a smartphone. To get ...more
For a moment, picture a situation where you want to host some files or images, but you do not want it traced back to you. Perhaps you're working on a project with others and need secure data storage. Anonymity is the new shield of the 21st century—and you best protect yourself ...more
Once you've patched all of the cracks and potholes in your home driveway, it's time for protecting it from further damage. Sealing your driveway will protect from further ghastly and bothersome cracks and potholes. Lowe's knows what works best— QPR's Professional Grade Drivewa ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to remove a tile from a floor or wall. Begin by marking the tiles with a hammer and punch. These marks are used as guidelines for the drill. Create an X shape with the markings. Now use a drill to drill through the tile holes, but not ...more
All around your house there small cracks and spaces that are letting air out of the house. You can stop the air leaks through an inexpensive way saving money from being wasted, it's called caulk. You have to select the right one for what you need, there are many different type ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to seal gaps in houses using DAP foam sealant DAP 3.0 Weather seal caulk. The DAP products are designed to meet the tough standards demanded for professional window & door installations while effectively sealing large cracks, gaps and ...more
The purpose of exterior caulking is to apply a bead of flexible sealant to fill or cover cracks, seams and gaps where drafts or moisture might get into your house or conversely, where heated or air-conditioned air might leak out. Caulking helps keep your house weather-tight, l ...more
When you have plaster walls that are a hundred years old you are going to have a lot cracks. Thankfully this Home& Garden how to video will give you a few tips on how to fix and fill in cracks in old drywall. Watch and learn to use wire mesh tape to help keep the drywall crack ...more
You can make this delicious stuffed chicken breast recipe in less than 20 minutes at home. Stuff your chicken breast with or your favorite ingredients. For this recipe you will need: flour, eggs, 4 chicken eggs, smoked salt, cracked pepper, garlic, spinach and mushrooms. You c ...more
You may want to replace the toilet in your bathroom for a number of reasons. Perhaps you have a cracked toilet, an antiquated model or one that uses a significant amount of water. There are a number of new models which will match the decor of your home and reduce the amount of ...more
Social engineering is described as the clever manipulation of the natural tendency of human trust. All of the passwords, locks, and encryption in the entire world are useless against a good social engineer who can charm or trick you into giving it up. But what once started as ...more
Skulls. What spooky Halloween décor or staging of Hamlet is complete without a skull or two popping up? For ghoulish special effect and/or setting a dramatic scene, skulls are absolutely integral. Well, with some artistry, hardware supplies, and a good dose of patience, you ca ...more
ACTION MOVIES The Hunger Games (2012) Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match.Dir: Gary Ross With: Jennife ...more
The art of the sunny side up, fried egg. Master it, and you're sure to impress. Luckily, Apartment Therapy is here to instruct with another Home Hack. HowTo: make a perfectly cooked fried egg. You Will Need: One or more eggs Butter Nonstick OR stainless steel skillet or fr ...more
This video describes how to prepare for and execute painting your home. To begin, you should power wash your house to remove any dirt, dust, cobwebs, etc. These would prevent the paint from setting properly, unless it was new wood. If it is new wood, you should put on a beige ...more
1. This video describes how to use the application Infinidock for the iPhone and iPod Touch. This is used to set how many icons to be placed per page, this Infinidock Cracked is doing full document customization like scrolling, adjustable icon amounts and can add as many icons ...more